Rite Of Glorifications

RITE OF GLORIFICATIONS

This rite is performed before an icon of a saint, either after Vesper prayers or after the Eucharistic liturgy. Sometimes the rite is performed during a visit of the tomb or the pilgrimage center of a saint. In commemoration of the saint, the faithful chant the Doxology Adam—a glorification of the saint’s life, virtues, miracles, and homilies.

The priest then reads a homily or a collection of miracles performed by the saint, after which the faithful sing hymns of praise for the saint commemorated.

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